The Battery Show Conference Returns to Novi, September 13-15, 2016

• The Battery Show Conference agenda will provide insights into markets and applications, stationary storage and automotive battery trends • An expert line-up of speakers includes LG Chem, Google, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, A123 Systems and Proterra • In addition to the established parallel three-track format, there will be a further track on the first two days

(Thursday July 28, 2016, Novi, Michigan) - The Battery Show Conference (September, 13-15, Novi, MI) recently announced that the full agenda is available to view online. More than 140 expert speakers from organizations including Google, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Proterra will provide insights into markets and applications, stationary storage, automotive battery trends, next-generation materials / R&D, electric and hybrid technology development trends and more.

Co-located with the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference, the program is tailored to suit the needs of each part of the chain. Delegates will be able to discover what's driving demand, what's shaping novel technologies, what's at the cutting edge and what constitute the critical factors for future success at this invaluable knowledge-sharing, networking experience.

The first day will cover battery markets and next-generation battery materials. Day two will take a look at stationary battery storage and next-generation battery R&D; concluded on day three with automotive battery trends and battery safety.

This well-respected conference offers delegates multiple benefits, including broadening their knowledge base, growing their professional network, becoming part of an unrivalled expert pool, and the opportunity to expand their resource platform. As always, The Battery Show expects a dynamic event and lively interaction on the forum floor.

The expert line-up of speakers includes: Denise Gray, President, LG Chem; Ramesh Bhardwaj PhD, Head of Battery and Energy Group, Google; Tobias Glossmann, Senior Systems Engineer, HV Battery Technology, Powertrain & eDrive USA, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development; Venkat Anandan, Battery Research Engineer, Ford; Jeff Kessen, VP of Corporate Strategy, A123 Systems; Gary Horvat, CTO, Proterra.

In addition to the established parallel three-track format, this year there will be a further track on the first two days. Newly introduced features include three interactive tutorials (thermal management; functional safety and risk; and fast charging), two special sessions dedicated to improving manufacturing, and a workshop on evaluating different hybrid architectures for passenger vehicles and light trucks.

Staying with the traditions of The Battery Show - and to keep the conversation going - all conference delegates will have the opportunity to network at the evening receptions when sessions close. This year, these will be sponsored by Battery Innovation Center (BIC), Delphi and East Penn Manufacturing.

Entry to the 500+ supplier exhibit hall is free. Attendees are invited to pre-register for an expo pass here.

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About The Battery Show
The Battery Show is America's biggest free-to-attend exhibition for advanced batteries. The very latest battery technology will be on display for a number of applications, from EVs to Utility storage, through to bespoke mobile power applications, personal electronics and healthcare. If advanced battery technology is key to your products and services, The Battery Show will help your company stay ahead.

The Battery Show is also a supply chain event, where the latest solutions from raw material and equipment suppliers, to materials and testing and recycling services will be displayed. The services that support the life of a battery will be on display. A must attend event for battery manufacturers, from junior engineer to CEO level, The Battery Show will enable you to attain better battery performance, safety and cost.

Visitors to The Battery Show 2016 will also have free access to Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, the premier showcase for electric and hybrid vehicle technology and innovation, as well as Critical Power Expo, which showcases the latest back-up power solutions.

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